Mount Gay Black Barrel

This big & bold Bajan rum is a blend of rums aged between 3 and 7 years. After they are blended together, they are finished for 6 months in heavily-charred ex-bourbon casks.
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Mount Gay Distillery is located in Barbados. The brand dates all the way back to 1703 and is said to be one of the oldest rum houses in the world. The distillery, initially named Mount Gilboa, was renamed at the turn of the 19th century, adopting distillery manager Sir John Gay Alleyne’s namesake.

Today the distillery produces high-quality rum using the best ingredients, which includes coral-filtered water, a combination of naturally-occurring yeast and their proprietary strain. They employ a combination of pot and column stills, blending together the intense aromas and flavors of the first with the smoothness of the second. Over the past 4 decades, they have had 4 Master Blenders, the current one being Trudiann Branker. The spirit matures in American Whiskey, Bourbon, and Cognac oak casks, with others being brought in for various special editions. Mount Gay is home to the largest stock of aged rum in Barbados.

The Black Barrel is distilled using a traditional column and double retort pot still. The rums are first separately matured in American whiskey casks between 3 and 7 years before being blended and finished for 6 months in heavily-charred ex-bourbon oak barrels ― hence the name. It's a big and bold Bajan rum with plenty of spice, as well as prominent oak notes and a pleasant sweetness.

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Proof 86 (43% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Mount Gay Distilleries
Size 750mL
The nose opens with oak, butter, dried fruit, some sweetness, vanilla, and spice notes. It's a rich and bold palate with gingerbread, citrus, orange, and toffee notes. Finishes long with a nuttiness and oakiness, as well as some sweetness.
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